Akron mom arrested after biting and trying to strangle her son

Akron mom arrested after biting and trying to strangle her son

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - A woman from Akron has been arrested and charged with felony child endangering and domestic violence after she assaulted her 12-year-old son.

Police say 27-year-old Denitra White admitted to hitting, biting, and attempting to strangle her son on Monday morning. White was upset with her son and struck him on the head and arms with an extension cord.

The mother also admitted to trying to strangle her son. When he tried to stop her from choking him, she bit him on his fingers. The son and his 5-year-old sister were placed in Children Services custody.

White was booked and held at the Summit County jail.

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